Lugia And Articuno Are Appearing In Pokémon Go Right Now!

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2016-07-06
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Lugia and Articuno will be available in Pokemon Go immediately Niantic

Although the first Pokémon Go Fest in Chicago didn’t go necessarily as planned, the event was a success to Niantic and for those trainers who helped around the world two Legendary Pokémon will begin to appear in Pokémon GO immediately.

According to the official Pokémon Go blog, everyone attending the Pokémon Go Fest and those who caught Pokémon during the day to help have unlocked a bunch of rewards.

The following rewards will last until Monday, July 24, at 8 p.m. EDT:

  • Double Stardust

  • Double Candy

  • Double XP

  • Increased Pokémon encounters

  • Reduced hatching distance

  • Reduced buddy distance

However, the real prize was the Legendary Pokémon Lugia. Those in attendance at Pokémon Go Fest were able to catch it immediately, but now that Pokémon will appear for players around the world.

Articuno, on the other hand, was unlocked because the team who caught the most Pokémon within the Challenge Window was Team Mystic. But if you’re from Team Valor or Instinct, Niantic promises that Moltres and Zapdos will be catchable eventually.

To find the Legendary Pokémon Lugia and Articuno in Pokémon Go you’ll need to visit Gyms when an egg appears. The silhouettes of Articuno and Lugia should be shown and then you can join other trainers as you weaken it and then you’ll have your chance to catch it.

However, if you couldn’t make it to Pokémon Go Fest in Chicago other countries will be holding similar events especially in Europe and Japan.

Seven Safari Zones will give European players a chance to catch Pokémon that don’t normally appear in that region. Throughout August and September, these Safari Zones will appear in different cities across the continent.

Check out the schedule below.

August 5, 2017

Fisketorvet—Copenhagen, Denmark

Centrum Cerny Most—Prague, Czech Republic

August 12, 2017

Mall of Scandinavia—Stockholm, Sweden

Stadshart Amstelveen—Amstelveen, The Netherlands

September 16, 2017

CentrO—Oberhausen, Germany

Les Quatre Temps—Paris, France

La Maquinista—Barcelona, Spain

In Japan, from Aug. 9-15, the Pikachu Outbreak event will take place. More information will be released by The Pokémon Company soon.

Did you get to attend Pokémon Go Fest? Are you happy with the release of these Legendary Pokémon? Let us know in the comments section below.

 

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